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Universal Carriers of 49th (West Riding) Division's Reconnaissance Regiment are welcomed by Dutch civilians on the outskirts of Kampen, 19 April 1945.

The hunt for nazi's! Police officers arrest Dutch collaborators at Buitenhof 19 in the Hague, The Netherlands (mei 1945).

Achilles tank destroyer of 'A' Troop, 117 Battery, 75th Anti-Tank Regiment, 11th Armoured Division in The Netherlands, 4 October 1944.

Soldiers of the US 29th Infantry Division take cover after a German sniper has already killed one of their squad, Feb 20, 1945.

American paratrooper from the 101st Airborne shares his rations with Dutch civilians. September 1944.

Dutch girls write slogans and messages for friends and relatives in other towns, on tanks after the liberation of Breda by the 1st Polish Armoured Division. November 1944. At this time there was almost no contact between cities and towns. Many civilians would write messages on the tanks of their liberators, knowing that these tanks would move on and hoping that their friends or relatives would see the messages. On the tank you can see names, addresses and "Alles goed" (everything is…

May, 1940. The Der Führer Regiment was detached from the SS-VT Division and relocated near the Dutch border, with the remainder of the division behind the line in Münster, awaiting the order to invade the Netherlands. The SS Totenkopf and Polizei Divisions were held in reserve

A carrier crew of the Btitish 8th Rifle Brigade hands out chocolate to Dutch civilians during the advance of 11th Armoured Division in The Netherlands, 22 September 1944.


[Photo] SdKfz. 250/3 Ausf A and SdKfz. 251 halftrack vehicles of the German 24th Panzer Division, Southern Russia, 21 Jun 1942

SdKfz. 250/3 Ausf A and SdKfz. 251 halftrack vehicles of the German 24th Panzer Division, Southern Russia, 21 Jun 1942.

A sniper from "C" Company, 5th Battalion, The Black Watch, 51st (Highland) Division, in position in the loft space of a ruined building in Gennep, The Netherlands, 14 February 1945.

The crematorium at Majdanek concentration camp, Lublin, Nazi-occupied Poland, 1944. The liberation of Lublin in Poland by the Soviet Red Army in July 1944 also revealed a huge concentration camp and extermination camp, where the Nazis carried out mass murder on a vast scale. Victims of the camp included Poles, Jews of all nationalities, French, Greeks, Dutch, Italians, Belgians, Yugoslavians, Hungarians and anti-Nazi Republican Spaniards.